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'ACM Honors' Sets Dan + Shay, Ken Burns, Luke Combs, Loretta Lynn, Others for Awards in August Ceremony

The Academy of Country Music, one of the few orgs that puts on two awards shows every year, has named the recipients of non-competitive honors that will be given out in August in a ceremony that traditionally serves as the adjunct to the ACM Awards in April. Honorees at the 14th annual “ACM Honors” ceremony at Nashville’s Ryman Auditorium Aug. 25 will include current stars Luke Combs and Dan + Shay as well as lifetime recipients like Loretta Lynn and Rascal Flatts.
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Ken Burns: Country Music

The making of the documentary series "Country Music" by Ken Burns, which details the history of country music in America; host Kathy Mattea. The making of the documentary series "Country Music" by Ken Burns, which details the history of country music in America; host Kathy Mattea. Stream tens of thousands...
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Four-Part Muhammad Ali Documentary From Ken Burns To Debut On PBS In September

Ken Burns is reentering boxing’s storytelling ring, and it’s another iconic heavyweight who’s his muse this time around. The acclaimed documentarian will debut a four-part, eight-hour documentary on PBS chronicling the life of Muhammad Ali, the television program distributor announced. Simply billed as “Muhammad Ali,” the series will air on...

Ken Burns Directed ‘Muhammad Ali’ Docu-Series To Premier on PBS September 19

Muhammad Ali, a new four-part documentary directed by acclaimed filmmaker Ken Burns, will air on PBS September 19-22, 8:00-10:00 p.m. ET. The new series, which was in development for six years, was also written and co-directed by Sarah Burns and David McMahon, whose previous collaborations with Burns include The Central Park Five (2012), Jackie Robinson (2016) and East Lake Meadows: A Public Housing Story (2020). Ken Burns Muhammad Ali.

Muhammad Ali documentary by Ken Burns coming to PBS this fall

No one makes a better documentary than Ken Burns, and this fall, we’ll get to see his take on The Greatest. Yesterday, PBS announced Burns’ four-part documentary on legendary boxer Muhammad Ali will air September 19-22. Each episode is two hours long and will air at 8 p.m. each night.
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Ken Burns on Stepping Into the World of Ernest Hemingway for His Latest PBS Doc

Ken Burns is one of the most prolific documentary filmmakers of his generation and the defining voice on American history in the annals of contemporary pop culture. From The Civil War to baseball, his frequent collaborations with PBS approach each subject with an insatiable curiosity. In an age of diminished attention spans, the films he makes are epic both in execution and run time. His latest offering, Hemingway, looks at the great American writer’s legacy not only as a journalist and literary icon, but also as an almost folkloric figure who embodied — or at least claimed to embody — many of the qualities that came to define masculinity in the 20th century.
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WATCH: Ken Burns Reveals New Documentary About His Bowl Haircut on Kimmel

Ken Burns appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live! on Tuesday to promote his new PBS documentary Hemingway, and he unveiled a surprise new project about his own hairstyle called Hair I Am: A Ken Burns Documentary About Ken Burns. The premise is that Burns' signature bowl-cut has endured for generations, until a 2020 TikTok from Billy Ray Cyrus prompted him to grow it out longer,
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Any Questions #492: "Ken Burns Subjects"

WAMC's Ian Pickus and resident quizzer Mike Nothnagel switch seats for a show about another public media titan. Start with the phrase SORRY ABOUT THAT. Rearrange the letters to spell a six-letter profession, a five-letter word for something that person might create, and a three-letter word for a computer key they might press while creating that thing. What are the words?
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Ken Burns: 'Hemingway' reads between the author's lines

LOS ANGELES, April 5 (UPI) -- Documentary producer and director Ken Burns tackles author Ernest Hemingway in the three-night PBS docuseries, Hemingway, starting Monday. Burns hopes the series illuminates the details behind the Hemingway legends, he said in a recent Television Critics Association Zoom panel. "I was aware of this...

Ernest Hemingway, a man more interesting than the myth revealed in Ken Burns documentary

Fans of Ernest Hemingway are in for a shock. The life of the literary giant, known as much for being a drunken womanizing sportsman as he is for being the most influential American writer, is laid bare in the latest documentary from Ken Burns and Lynn Novick. They expose that the real man is much more interesting than the myth. The real depth of Hemingway’s macho lusty life proves to be far greater than fiction.